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November 13, 2018 1:07 AM U.S. acting Attorney General will consult with ethics officials on possible recusals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will consult with senior ethics officials about any matters that could warrant his recusal, a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Monday, after critics called on Whitaker to recuse himself from a Special Counsel probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. “Acting AG Matt Whitaker 166

November 11, 2018 11:04 AM British PM cannot expect Labour to save her Brexit vote: Thornberry

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May cannot expect the opposition Labour Party to save her in a parliamentary vote on any Brexit deal, Emily Thornberry, Labour’s foreign affairs policy chief, said on Sunday. “What we’ve said is that you cannot simply come to the House of Commons with a bit of nonsense ... you cannot expect the Labour 81

November 10, 2018 5:02 AM Bulk of migrant caravan prepares to depart Mexico City

A boy lies with a coloring book outside a tent inside the sports complex where thousands of migrants have been camped out for several days in Mexico City, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. About 500 Central American migrants headed out of Mexico City on Friday to embark on the longest and most dangerous leg of their journey to the U.S. border, while thousands more were waiting 113

November 9, 2018 9:17 AM Sabrina makers sued by Satanic Temple over statue

The Satanic Temple activist group is suing the makers of TV series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina for $50 million (£38m) over a statue. Netflix and Warner Bros allegedly copied the group's statue of the goat deity Baphomet in the programme. Satanic Temple does not believe in a supernatural Satan, but instead seeks "to encourage benevolence and empathy 84

November 8, 2018 10:16 PM US mid-terms 2018: Florida senate race recount triggered

Two days after the US mid-term elections, Florida's senate race remains unresolved, along with several others across the country. Though outgoing Governor Rick Scott claimed victory over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson on Tuesday, a statewide vote recount has now been triggered. Florida's gubernatorial race between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican 115

November 8, 2018 4:55 PM President Trump considers Kris Kobach, Lindsey Graham, Chris Christie, Rudy Giuliani for attorney general

President Trump is considering a handful of loyalists as possible replacements for Jeff Sessions after his unceremonious exit as attorney general, people familiar with the matter said Thursday. Following months of public spats, Trump finally fired Sessions on Wednesday and replaced him temporarily with the AG chief of staff Matthew Whitaker, a political 99

November 8, 2018 12:55 AM South Carolina voter told to remove 'Trump' shirt in order to vote: report

A man trying to vote in South Carolina was reportedly told to remove his "Trump" shirt before he could cast a ballot in the midterm election Tuesday. (Todd Price via Storyful) A man in South Carolina who was donning a T-shirt that showed his support of President Trump was reportedly told to remove the article of clothing if he wanted to vote in Tuesday's 203

November 7, 2018 3:50 PM Trump holds post-Election Day press conference

President Trump holds his first press conference since the midterm elections. Speaking from the White House Wednesday, Trump is expected to tout the Election Day results as a victory for the Republican Party. The president has already called it a "tremendous success" on Twitter. "Received so many Congratulations from so many on our Big Victory last night 208

November 7, 2018 3:48 PM Plenty of People Totally Bought That Kid Rock Became a Senator Thanks to a Classic Jimmy Kimmel Prank

But apparently not all Americans are aware that Kid Rock gave up on his bid. In yet another edition of “Lie Witness News” focused on the 2018 midterm elections, Jimmy Kimmel sent his team out to the street to convince random passerby that the people of Michigan elected Kid Rock to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. “Last year, you may recall, Kid Rock announced 91

November 7, 2018 3:03 PM Democrats pick up 28 seats in U.S. House: media/data provider DDHQ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats won more than the 23 seats needed to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives after U.S. voters went to the polls in Tuesday’s midterm congressional election. Democrats took a total of 30 House seats that were held by Republicans while losing two Democratic-held seats to Republicans. All 435 seats had been on the ballot 83